'Council' in the Bible
O my soul, come not thou into their council; Unto their assembly, my glory, be not thou united; For in their anger they slew a man, And in their self-will they hocked an ox.
Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, And who among all thy servants is so faithful as David, who is the king's son-in-law, and is taken into thy council, and is honorable in thy house?
There is little Benjamin their ruler, The princes of Judah and their council, The princes of Zebulun, the princes of Naphtali.
A God very terrible in the council of the holy ones, And to be feared above all them that are round about him?
Praise ye Jehovah. I will give thanks unto Jehovah with my whole heart, In the council of the upright, and in the congregation.
For who hath stood in the council of Jehovah, that he should perceive and hear his word? who hath marked my word, and heard it?
But if they had stood in my council, then had they caused my people to hear my words, and had turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.
And my hand shall be against the prophets that see false visions, and that divine lies: they shall not be in the council of my people, neither shall they be written in the writing of the house of Israel, neither shall they enter into the land of Israel; and ye shall know that I am the Lord Jehovah.
but I say unto you, that every one who is angry with his brother shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council; and whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of the hell of fire.
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought false witness against Jesus, that they might put him to death;
Now the chief priests and the whole council sought witness against Jesus to put him to death; and found it not.
And straightway in the morning the chief priests with the elders and scribes, and the whole council, held a consultation, and bound Jesus, and carried him away, and delivered him up to Pilate.
And as soon as it was day, the assembly of the elders of the people was gathered together, both chief priests and scribes; and they led him away into their council, saying,
The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said, What do we? for this man doeth many signs.
But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves,
to do whatsoever thy hand and thy council foreordained to come to pass.
And when they heard this , they entered into the temple about daybreak, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison-house to have them brought.
And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the high priest asked them,
But there stood up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in honor of all the people, and commanded to put the men forth a little while.
They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the Name.
And they stirred up the people, and the elders, and the scribes, and came upon him, and seized him, and brought him into the council,
And all that sat in the council, fastening their eyes on him, saw his face as it had been the face of an angel.
But on the morrow, desiring to know the certainty wherefore he was accused of the Jews, he loosed him, and commanded the chief priests and all the council to come together, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
And Paul, looking stedfastly on the council, said, Brethren, I have lived before God in all good conscience until this day.
But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Brethren, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees: touching the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.
Now therefore do ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you, as though ye would judge of his case more exactly: and we, before he comes near, are ready to slay him.
And he said, The Jews have agreed to ask thee to bring down Paul tomorrow unto the council, as though thou wouldest inquire somewhat more exactly concerning him.
And desiring to know the cause wherefore they accused him, I brought him down unto their council:
Or else let these men themselves say what wrong-doing they found when I stood before the council,